Medication Management

Today, there are many addiction therapy services available for those struggling with substance use and co-occurring disorders. Current studies show that at least half of people living with addiction also have a co-occurring disorder. Unfortunately, many people live with undiagnosed depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and other mood disorders. As a result, this can lead to self-medication and self-soothing with drugs, alcohol, and process addictions.

Fortunately, dual diagnosis programs today offer holistic healthcare, treating mood disorders and addiction together. At San Antonio Recovery Center, we use medication management to help clients with detox and psychiatric care for holistic recovery.

If you or someone you know is ready for medication management in San Antonio, call San Antonio Recovery Center. Our addiction therapy services include medication management for psychiatric care. Call us today at 866.957.7885 to learn if medication management is right for you.

What Is Medication Management for Addiction Recovery?

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At first glance, it may seem strange to use prescription drugs for addiction recovery. However, the right medications can make a world of difference. Medication management can range from medically assisted detox to medications for co-occurring disorders. All medications used for medication management are closely monitored, checked for contraindications, and prescribed alongside psychotherapy.

During medication management, psychiatrists uncover co-occurring disorders and provide treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms and stabilize client’s mental health. During recovery, syndromes like post-acute withdrawal syndrome can mimic mood disorders or worsen symptoms of co-occurring disorders. Medication management can help clients understand mental health and its relationship to addiction.

Benefits of Medication Management Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Medication management can ease symptoms and give clients the opportunity to build new routines and get the psychiatric care they need during recovery. For detox, medication management may include Suboxone or methadone for opioid withdrawal. Opioids are often the most difficult drug to stop taking without medication management. Many clients also receive medication to manage detox from alcohol and prescription drugs. For those in residential treatment, this phase may also include supplements, hydration, and other medications to mitigate addiction-related health problems.

To those with co-occurring disorders, medication management can stabilize and balance mood, reducing drug cravings and the risk of relapse. For some people living with co-occurring disorders, medication management for mental health can completely stop their addiction triggers. Others find medication management eases symptoms and gives them peace of mind. Because medication management requires qualified doctors, nurses, and psychiatrists, clients can feel assured they’re receiving the best treatment for their individual needs.

Start Medication Management with a Psychiatrist in San Antonio, Texas Today

The right medication can change everything. So can the right addiction therapists. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, San Antonio Recovery Center can help. At SARC, we believe the best rehab includes a continuum of care. Therefore, we offer a combination of holistic and evidence-based therapy for long-term results. Alongside medication management, we offer:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Yoga therapy
  • Animal-assisted therapy
  • Trauma therapy
  • EMDR
  • 12-step programs
  • Women’s detox
  • Men’s detox
  • Women’s sober living

With two clinics in San Antonio, we make rehab accessible and affordable. Our clients begin with 90-day programs, transitioning from detox to outpatient care at a pace that works for them. Our medication management therapy provides clients with comprehensive psychiatric care for a long, healthy, sober life.

Begin Medication Management Therapy at San Antonio Recovery Center Now

If you and your loved ones are ready to learn more about medication management in San Antonio, TX, call us now. Don’t let another day go by without the support you deserve. Reach the staff at San Antonio Recovery Center now at 866.957.7885 to learn more about the benefits of medication management and enroll today.

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